Durability studies of concrete made by bottom ash as fine aggregate

M Purushothaman, RM.Senthamarai Rama

Abstract


The huge quantity of concrete is consumed by construction industry all over the world. In India, the conventional concrete is produced by using natural sand obtained from riverbeds as fine aggregate. Dwindling sand resources poses the environmental problem and hence government restrictions on sand quarrying resulted in scarcity and significant increase in its cost. This paper presents comparison of High Performance Concrete (HPC) and Conventional concrete (CC), by checking durability properties through the measurement of permeable voids, water absorption, acid attack and chloride permeability test as well as compressive strength test. Durability of concrete has always been important for obvious reasons. The promotional use of Bottom ash (BA) will conserve the natural resources and the use of Silica fume (SF) will reduce the consumption of cement for the sustainable development of the concrete in construction industry.


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